Press Releases

Press Releases

April 10, 2015 - 60 years after a vaccine, new technology may finally eradicate polio
http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/10/health/polio-vaccine-anniversary/index.html

February 24, 2015 - Polio vaccination with microneedle patches receives funding for patch development, clinical trial
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2015/02/23/polio-vaccination-microneedle-patches-receives-funding-patch-development-clinical-trial

November 13, 2014 - Tiny needles offer potential new treatment for two major eye diseases
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2014/11/13/tiny-needles-offer-potential-new-treatment-two-major-eye-diseases

February 26, 2014 - Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be feasible, study suggests
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2014/02/26/self-administration-flu-vaccine-patch-may-be-feasible-study-suggests

November 27, 2012 - Microneedle patch may advance world measles vaccination effort
http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=173421

July 23, 2012 - Researchers show potential of microneedles to target drugs to the back of the eye
http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=141731

June 16, 2012 - Atlanta pharma community collaborates on drug development education
http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=135791

January 5, 2012 - Startup receives $4 million to develop drug delivery targeted to the back of the eye
http://innovate.gatech.edu/entrepreneurs/drug-delivery-for-the-eye/

July 13, 2011 - H1N1 microneedle vaccination protects better than injection
http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=68790

November 15, 2010 - NIH awards $10 million to develop microneedle vaccine patch
http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=62737

July 29, 2010 - Drug delivery “nanoblasts": Laser activation of nanoparticles moves molecules, proteins and DNA into living cells
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/drug-delivery-nanoblasts/

July 18, 2010 - Disappearing needles: vaccine-delivery patch with dissolving microneedles eliminates “sharps” waste and improves protection
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/dissolving-microneedles-patch/

April 27, 2009 - Vaccine given with microneedle patches proves effective
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/551695

February 4, 2008 - Drug delivery: first-ever human study shows microneedles can enhance drug administration through the skin
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/microneedle-drug-delivery.htm

October 3, 2007 - Researchers to use microneedles for flu vaccination
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/533982/

September 5, 2006 - Opening a door into cells: research shows how ultrasound can deliver therapeutic molecules into living cells
http://www.gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/ultrasound.htm

July 23, 2004 - CD4: Center for Drug Design, Development and Delivery focuses interdisciplinary efforts on new pharmaceuticals
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/cd4.htm

November 17, 2003 - Microneedles: report describes progress in developing new technology for painless drug and vaccine delivery
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/needlespnas.htm

July 12, 2001 - From scientists to senators: unique course teaches engineers to communicate with diverse audiences
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/ENGCOM.html

June 22, 1998 - Taking the “ouch” out of needles: arrays of micron-scale “microneedles” offer new technique for drug delivery
http://gtresearchnews.gatech.edu/newsrelease/NEEDLES.html

Podcasts

May 29, 2014 - Micro-needle patches a painless shot-in-the-arm for future vaccinations
http://uk.reuters.com/video/2014/05/29/micro-needle-patches-a-painless-shot-in?videoId=313125502&videoChannel=78

2014 - "The remarkable microneedle patch."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnRS7EXmXAo&feature=youtu.be

Nov 13, 2012 - Micro-needle patches a painless shot-in-the-arm for future vaccinations
http://www.gpb.org/future-files

2010 - Podcast on three generations of transdermal drug delivery. Controlled Release Society.
http://www.controlledreleasesociety.org/main/webcasts/Three%20Generations%20of%20Transdermal%20Drug%20Delivery/player.html

August 19, 2009 - "Painless 'microneedle' patch may take the sting out of shots."
http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/2010395

 

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